If one thing is certain as the UK heads to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 it is that no one low carbon technology has emerged to provide the answer to decarbonising heavy, long distance freight transport in the near term. Over the next 30 years there is likely to be a mix of biofuel, natural gas, battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell and, maybe, even electric roads to gradually replace conventional diesel engines – which will also become more fuel […]
Heavy investment by R Swain & Sons led to a dip in profits last year, but it has stood the national distribution firm in a strong position for the future, according to its MD.
Covid-19 has propelled UK to the verge of a ‘green transport revolution’, says transport secretary Grant Shapps
Covid-19 has given the UK the opportunity to rethink and accelerate the switch to greener vehicles, secretary of state for transport Grant Shapps MP told delegates at yesterday’s Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (Low CVP) virtual annual conference.
If Elon Musk can send a car into space on reusable rocket boosters, then surely a down-to-earth electric truck travelling 500 miles on a single charge isn’t beyond the capabilities of today’s engineers?